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Yakuza 6 and Kiwami coming west in 2017

Both Yakuza 6 and Yakuza Kiwami, the latter being a full "rebuilt-from-scratch" remake of the original Yakuza game, are coming west. Yakuza Kiwami will release in summer 2017 and 6 drops "early 2018." ...   read

 
 
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Capcom is 'looking into' potential Nintendo Switch ports from PS4 and Xbox One

Capcom might end up being a port factory in the future. And if that's what it takes for them to stay in business, more power to them. While I love the idea of every developer taking giant risks and making new IPs constantly, having a world ...   read

 
 
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We have a date for Dragon Quest VIII

Fans of the Dragon Quest series are used to delays, but are usually appreciative when their patience is rewarded. Those who are looking forward to Dragon Quest VIII won't have to wait much longer, as Nintendo announced the 3DS ver...   read

 
 
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Doom's Arcade Mode is the ideal way to play the campaign

Doom is a really solid shooter. It evokes old-school level design with an emphasis on all-out action and not a lot in the way of fluff. The story definitely draws too much attention towards the end, but the game has a breakneck pace that ha...   read

 
 
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November's Games with Gold month has awesome Xbox 360 titles

Microsoft has been killing it in terms of game selection for its Games with Gold service. Last month may have been a bit of a drag, but November has two stellar Xbox 360 titles on offer. Subscribers to Live Gold will be getting The Secret o...   read

 
 
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Gearbox's Duke Nukem 3D remake is a remix of new and old Duke Nukem

We had a pretty good hunch last week. Now that the Duke Nukem timer has reached zero, we know it for sure: We're getting more Duke Nukem soon. The self-proclaimed king is back. At PAX West, Gearbox Software announced Duke Nukem 3...   read

 
 
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The Outcast remake is happening and it looks good

Efforts to revive the cherished sci-fi action-adventure game Outcast have taken longer than its creators and fans would have liked. There was a Kickstarter for an HD reboot, but funding just didn't come through. Now, years later, the projec...   read

 
 
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AM2R: A fine tribute to a legendary franchise

[From the community blogs: JuIc3 gushes over one the finest fan projects we've ever seen. I'm pretty sure Nintendo already sent a bomb squad after it, so enjoy it while it lasts! -Niero] I still recall my first experience with the Metroid f...   read

 
 
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This Metroid 2 remake is hot hot hot and you can play the whole thing now

I'm as sad as CJ is that Nintendo doesn't seem to be celebrating Metroid's 30th anniversary. But the indie-developed AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) is finally here. We wrote about it all the way back in 2008, so this is definitely a l...   read

 
 
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Sega considering more Yakuza remakes for PS4

Yakuza: Kiwami, a remake of the first entry in the Yakuza series, has done well for Sega since its debut in Japan earlier this year, and now that success has the company thinking about remaking other titles in the crime drama series for Pla...   read

 
 


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The System Shock remake Kickstarter was successful, so it's getting some extra stuff

It's time to again check in on the crowdfunding campaign for the System Shock remake. Last we heard, a PlayStation 4 version was confirmed right around the $1.1 million mark. At that point, the game had already been successfully funded...   read

 
 
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Wonder Boy III is getting a super kawaii remaster

DotEmu revealed the first trailer for Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, what it calls a remaster and updated version of the Wonder Boy III. I'd go as far as to call this a remake as the graphics have drastically changed for the better.&n...   read

 
 
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So, Batman: Return to Arkham looks kinda...worse?

Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City are two games that are still easy to find and both came out during Obama's presidency, which is to say they're not particularly old. And the end of the trilogy, Arkham Knight, came out a year a...   read

 
 
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Batman: Return to Arkham screens show significant alterations from the original

The cat is out of the bag -- Warner Bros. is releasing the first two Arkham games on PS4 and Xbox One in July. But buried underneath the announcement is the tidbit that they will in fact be remastered with Unreal Engine 4, which attemp...   read

 
 
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Warner Bros. announces Batman: Return to Arkham

All those leaks were right after all! Warner Bros. has officially announced Batman: Return to Arkham -- a re-release of both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City for the PS4 and Xbox One platforms. They'll be provided in one package with...   read

 
 
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Capcom going 'all out' for next fiscal year, so probably expect lots of remakes

Roughly this same time last year Capcom made a vow to have remakes be a "key business activity," and for the most part they've stuck to that. The good news for them is that most of them have done well, and with their catalog of classics, th...   read

 
 
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The Five Nights at Freddy's series is getting remade for consoles

It was only a matter of time, but it’s now official: the Five Nights at Freddy’s series is getting remade for consoles. According to comments made by developer Scott Cawthon on the Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 Steam forum, he...   read

 
 
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Play the fan-made 3D remake of Legend of Zelda before it's too late

Before Form Software was acutely aware of the oil vein it'd hit with Demon's Souls in early 2009, the studio published Silicon Studio's (Bravely Default) 3D Dot Game Heroes for the tail end of the year. It was a 3D riff on the original Leg...   read

 
 
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The System Shock remake is looking pretty dang great

Now’s one hell of a time to be alive if you’re a fan of System Shock. Not only is System Shock 3 on the way, but there’s also a complete HD remake of the first game in the works by Night Dive Studios, the team who gave us...   read

 
 
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Oddworld: Soulstorm is the Exoddus remake, set for 2017

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty did great justice to Abe's Oddysee. It took the already fantastic puzzle-platformer and made it friggin' gorgeous, up to today's resolution standards. It only made sense to do the same with the next game in Abe's sto...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid fan remake gets canceled

Shadow Moses was supposed to be a remake of the original Metal Gear Solid in Unreal Engine 4, but now the developers have taken to Facebook to announce that the project is canceled: "We have an important announcement to make today...   read

 
 
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Postal is getting an HD remake

Postal, the unofficial prequel to Hatred, is getting the HD remake treatment after almost twenty years. I was actually kind of surprised to learn the original game isn't a first-person shooter, like the more infamous sequel. This one almost...   read

 
 
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New Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee rolling out 'soon'

A new port of Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee is coming to Steam "soon." This new version will replace the existing version of the game on Steam, and be free to all who have already purchased the game. "We are now approaching the testing ph...   read

 
 
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How does Twilight Princess HD compare to the GameCube version?

The launch of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time for Nintendo to show off some of the graphical improvements made for the remaster. In the video above, you’ll ...   read

 
 
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A story trailer in case you forgot what Twilight Princess is about

Twilight Princess is the Zelda game with the wolf and the orcs and the shadow monsters. There's a good chance you already knew that because Twilight Princess is nearly ten years old and was widely beloved. A lot of people ha...   read

 
 
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